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The Nuclear Power Plant Simulator

This game puts you in control of a nuclear plant. Your mission is to produce as much electricity as possible whilst avoiding overheating. Requires flash.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)

NDA homepage - information about nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste disposal.

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Coulomb Barrier

In order to accomplish nuclear fusion, the particles involved must first overcome the electric repulsion to get close enough for the attractive nuclear strong force to take over to fuse the particles.

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Cold War Nuclear Tests Could Help Us to Foil Poachers

Left over radioactive C14 from nuclear weapon testing in the cold ward is helping carbon dating of elephant tusks and hippo teeth.

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The science of fire

This thinkquest site explains the chemical reaction behind fire.

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Why do fireflies glow?

Fireflies use a chemical reaction to create light to attract female mates.

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FAQ About Nuclear Energy

Notes and views concerning Nuclear Energy by a professor at Stanford University, USA.

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Fast Breeder Reactor

Under appropriate operating conditions, the neutrons given off by fission reactions can "breed" more fuel from otherwise non-fissionable isotopes.

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Fusion basics

An introduction to nuclear fusion power, explaining plasma confinement and the use of tokamaks. From JET – Europe's largest nuclear fusion research facility.

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Fusion Energy Educational Website

Uses text and colour images to explain the nuclear fusion process in stars and the current research into achieving controlled nuclear fusion.

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